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Driver gets more than he bargained for when woodpecker hitches lift on car

Not a bad way to get around.

Source: USA TODAY/YouTube

A DRIVER IN Chicago got more than he bargained for when a woodpecker hitched a ride on his car recently.

WOODPECKER Feathers blowing in the wind Source: Screengrab/YouTube

Footage shows the bird on the side of the car, before coming inside and getting up close and personal with the driver.

BIRD Source: Screengrab/YouTube

It’s not the worst way to get around, in fairness.

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